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II. Moran (Mrs. M. Nimmo) 'Tween the Gloamin' and the Mirk,

When the Kye come Hame. 12. Moran (Peter) :

Harvest at San Juan, New Mexico. 13. Moran (Thomas), A. N. A. A Tower of Cortes. 14. Nicoll (J. C.), A. N. A. The Smugglers' Landing Place. 15. Parrish (Stephen)

The Inner Harbor, Gloucester. 16. Pennell (Joseph)

The Ponte Vecchio. 17. Platt (Chas A.)

Canal Boats on the Thames. 18. Smillie (Geo. H.), N. A. An old New England Orchard. 19. Smillie (Jas. D.), N. A. . At Marblehead Neck. 20. Wood (T. W.), V. P. N. A. His Own Doctor. Köhler, Heinrich.-POLYCHROME MEISTERWERKE der Monumenta[873] len kunst in Italien vom V. bis XVI. Jahrhundert dargestellt

durch 12 Perspectivische ansichten in Farbendruck-mit erläuterndem text-durch die munificenz der KöniglichPreussischen Regierung Unterstützt heraus-gegeben von Heinrich Köhler

unter mitwirkung der Herren Professor Gottfried Kinkel in Zürich (für die Englische sprache), Charles Hittorf in Versailles (für die Französische Sprache), und Direktor Dr. Max Jordan in Berlin (für die Italienische sprache), bei übertragung der textesworte in die fremdem sprachen. Leipzig: Baumgärtner.

1880. Atlas folio. Half morocco, edges gilt. .:: This Work consists of twelve very fine perspective coloured views “ of the finest “and best preserved Masterpieces from the period of the 5th to the 16th century.”

There is a “ Preface” (2 pp.), and each view is accompanied by a full descriptive
Text. The Preface and text are given in German, English, French, and Italian, in
parallel columns.
The twelve selected views are :-
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2. Florence (near): S. Miniato.
11. Genoa: Loggia in the Palace of Andrea Doria.
4. Orvieto : Principal Façade of the Cathedral.
3. Palermo: Interior of the “ Capella Palatina.”
1. Ravenna: Interior of the Baptistery “San Giovanni in Fonte."
9. Rome : Interior of St. Peter's.
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Interior of the Sistine Chapel, in the Vatican.
6.

Interior of the Stanza “ Camera della Segnatura,” in the Vatican. 7.

Interior of the “ Stanza d'Eliodoro,” in the Vatican. 8.

The “ Loggie" Raphaël. 10. Siena : Interior of the Library.

12. Venice: Sala del Collegio: in the Ducal Palace. A brief explanatory Memorandum has been prepared and placed with the work.

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Köstlin, Julius.—LUTHER, LIFE OF: With Illustrations from au[874) thentic sources. Translated from the German. London:

Longmans. 1883. 8vo. Half morocco, top edges gilt.

63 Illust. a. C. .:: This is an Epitome by Köstlin of his larger work on the same subject published in 1875. The illustrations form one of the most attractive features of the book.

They comprise nine different portraits of Luther, viz: Frontispiece and pp. 140, 237, 247, 332, 362, 535, 570, and 579, all by Cranach (1472–1553), besides portraits of his father (p. 6), mother (p. 7), wife (pp. 333 and 363), daughter (p. 545), and facsimiles of his handwriting and a portion of the Edict of Worms, with the signature of the Emperor Charles, all placed in the Appendix at the end of the Volume. Kramm, Christiaan.—DE LEVENS en Werken der Hollandsche [875] en Vlaamsche Kunstschilders, Beeldhouwers, Graveurs, en

Bouwmeesters van den vroegsten tot op onzen tijd : strekkende tevens tot vervolg op het werk van J. Immerzeel, Jr. Amsterdam: Gebroeders Diederichs. 1859-1864. 6

Vols. and Supplement in 3 Vols. Large 8vo. Half calf. .:: This is an account of the Lives and Works of the Dutch and Flemish Painters, Sculptors, Engravers, and Architects from the earliest to our own times: it is intended to be used with and as a continuation of the Work of J. Immerzeel, Junior.

The six Volumes have one continuous pagination, 1910 pp.; but the Title-page of Vol. VI., between pp. 1600-01, is wanting. The Aanhangsel or Supplement is separately paged, and consists of 172 pp.

Vol. I. has a Frontispiece portrait of Herr Kramm. The works of Immerzeel and Kramm together form “ the most complete review of the Dutch and Flemish Schools.” Much information as to the Lives of the Artists can be gleaned which has not found its way into the ordinary Dictionaries and Biographies. This may be instanced by the account given of Jerome Wierix, whose impetuous discharge of a pewter pot at a landlady's head landed him in prison. The details of the provocation of the assault, and the consequent legal proceedings, imprisonment, and release, are told very fully and almost humorously. Krauss, Johann Ulrich (1645-1719).—HISTORISCHE BILDER BIBEL: [876] Augsburg. 1702. Folio. Old half sheep.

.:: This is now very scarce. It is the “ History of the Old and New Testaments” engraved by Krauss in 188 octavo plates, four of which are included in each folio page. Four of the folios are devoted to title-pages and architectural ornaments, and on the majority of the octavo plates two engravings are included, whilst on others as many as six or more are given, the small ones being inclosed in medallions. This is a complete copy, though the pages are here and there wrongly bound up: i. e., plate 122 precedes 121, and plates 145, 146, 147, and 148 are numbered 45, 46, 47, and 48, and plates 153, 154, 155, and 156 precede 149, 150, 151, and 152.

The Engravings are admirably executed and sull of interest, though from the smallness of their size much of their attractiveness is lost.

Kugler, Franz Theodor (1808–1858).—HANDBOOK OF PAINTING: [877] The German, Flemish, Dutch, Spanish, and French

Schools: Partly Translated from the German of Kugler by a Lady. Edited with Notes by Sir Edmund Head, Bart. Illustrated Edition. London: John Murray. 1854. 2 vols. 12mo. Half russia, top edges gilt. Illust., see each Vol. at end of Prefatory matter. Indexes, 2 col. Vol. I. pp.

357–377, and Vol. II. pp. 355-373. ::: These volumes are translated by Lady Elizabeth (Rigby), the wife of Sir Charles Lock Eastlake.

A very good account of the Van Eyck “Adoration of the Lamb,” at Ghent, is given Vol. I. pp. 58-68.

In the French School three Engravings are given (Vol. II. p. 226) of works by the royal Artist, René of Anjou (1409–1480), who, when told his Kingdom was lost, never took his brush from the canvas on which he was then employed. His chief works are at Aix-la-Chapelle, if, indeed, they are his, and not executed by Nicholas Froment (of Avignon), who was in the King's employ, and who seems undoubtedly to have painted some of the “ attributed” works of René.

Kugler, Franz Theodor.-HANDBOOK OF PAINTING: The Italian [878] Schools: Translated from the German of Kugler, by a

Lady. Edited, with Notes, by Sir Charles L. Eastlake,
President of the Royal Academy. Third Edition, with
more than 100 Illustrations, from the Works of the Old
Masters, drawn on wood, by George Scharf, Jun. London:
John Murray. 1855. 2 vols. 8vo. Half russia, top edges

gilt. Illust. Vol. I. pp. XXV.-xxix. ::: On page xxx, is given a List of 46 Madonnas by Raphaël, engravings of which will be found at pp. 330 and 372 in a most convenient form for identification of that Artist's many Madonnas.

The pagination of the Book is continuous through the two volumes.

At pp. 517-556 is given an Essay on the First Century of Italian Engraving by Francis Turner Palgrave, followed (pp. 557-577) by a List of Places referred to and (pp. 578–583) a list of Names of Artists.

In places where the Paintings described are in two or more buildings, in one town or city, the names of the separate buildings are distinguished: e.g., in Florence thirty different Churches, Academies, etc., are quoted with a list of the Paintings contained in each.

L. J. E. [Mrs. J. E. Low.]-Ten Days in the Jungle. Boston: [879] Cupples, Upham and Company. 1885. 16mo. Half

crushed levant, top edges gilt. :: This is an account of ten days spent in Perak (a Malay word, meaning " silver," and pronounced Pay-rah), one of the provinces of the Malayan Peninsula. Miss Bird describes the same place in the “Golden Chersonese.” Gutta-percha was first found here, and the more recent discovery of tin has converted this portion of the ancient Aurea Chersonesus into a centre of great activity. L., J. R. [Lowell, James Russell.]-LIFE OF Keats, John. See

British Poets.

L., R., Gentleman.-DIELLA: Certaine Sonnets. See Book

worm's Garner (Vol. I.).(a) Labberton, Robert H.-HISTORICAL ATLAS, AN, containing a [880] chronological series of One Hundred and four Maps, at

successive periods from the dawn of history to the present day. Sixth Edition. Philadelphia: Claxton, Remsen and

Haffelfinger. 1880. Oblong 4to. Cloth. .:: The object of these Maps is “ to illustrate the leading events of History from the “earliest ages to the present time.” There are 12 Plates illustrating Eastern History. 9

Greek 27

Roman “ 16

Mediæval 52

Modern The List of Plates and Maps is followed by an Analytical and Chronological Index, with references from each event to the Map to which it refers. Labberton, Robert H.-HISTORICAL QUESTIONS logically arranged [881] and divided, The Companion book to Labberton's Out

lines of History. Sixth Edition. Philadelphia: Claxton,

Remsen & Haffelfinger. 1878. Oblong 4to. Cloth. ::: A series of 12,744 Questions in History. Almost the last is, “ Can you explain “the reason of this ?”_

-a very pertinent query for the Student who has found answers to nearly 13,000 Questions.

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Labberton, Robert H.-OUTLINES OF HISTORY from the earliest [882] records to the present time. With original Tables, chro

nological, genealogical, and literary. Fourteenth Edition. Enlarged, Thoroughly Revised, and Brought down to 1879. Philadelphia: John Highlands. 1886. Oblong 4to. Cloth.

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A very admirable book of reference, giving (inter alia) all the great Wars, their causes, duration, results, etc., with an alphabetical List of all the names mentioned in the Tables, with particulars of the birth, death, and leading events in each life.

At the end is a series of genealogical successions to the principal Kingdoms.

The most important additions (including 44 pp. to the Appendix) in this Edition are enumerated in the “ Preface to the Twelfth Edition” (p. 5).

Lacroix, Paul (Bibliophile, Jacob] (1807-1884).—A SERIES OF [883] Works descriptive of Manners, Customs, and the Arts

during the Middle Ages and down to 1815. Paris : Firmin-Didot, Frères (except Vol. V., by George Hurtrel). 1873–1884. 9 vols. Impl. 8vo. Half morocco, extra, elaborately ornamented, edges gilt. Bindings by Engel and others.

Vol.

1. Moyen Age, Les Arts au; et à l'Époque de la Renaissance Ouvrage illustré de

dix-neuf planches chromolithographiques exécutées par F. Kellerhoven et de quatre cents gravures sur bois. Quatrième Édition. 1873. Illust., 2 col. PP: 541--544.

.:: The “Moyen Age” fills Vol. I.-IV. of the Series and deals respectively with The Arts—The Manners and Customs—The Military and Civil Lifeand The Science and Letters of the Age.

The chromolithographs are beautifully executed, and among the most attractive are :

Paris in the fifteenth Century (p. 52), from the Tapestry at Beauvais : which bears an inscription to the effect, “ Fifteen hundred and forty-nine years after the “ Deluge the noble King Paris, the eighteenth of that name, founded in great "pomp the beautiful town and city of Paris, six hundred and fifty-eight years, “ I believe, before the foundation of Rome.” The plate shows Notre DameThe Tour of St. Jacques—The Sainte Chapelle-besides some other buildings since destroyed.

The Entry of Queen Isabel of Bavaria into Paris, 20 June, 1389 (p. 122), from a Miniature in the Chronicles of Froissart, in which the workmanship is remarkably beautiful.

A portion of a Window of the 16th century, from Saint Gudule at Brussels (p. 268), representing Francis the First and Eleanor, of Spain, sister of Charles V., his Wife praying while S. Francis of Assisi receives the Stigmata

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